Police investigate death of 7-month-old at unlicensed daycare

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WINDSOR, Colo. -- Windsor police are investigating the death of a 7-month-old baby boy who they believe may have died from shaken baby syndrome.

Police say 911 operators received a call over three weeks ago from 39-year-old Trina Loucks living at Telluride Drive in Windsor.

When paramedics arrived they found baby Leyton Haggard was having trouble breathing.

"Child was transported by ambulance to Medical Center of the Rockies over in Loveland," said Lt. Richard Higuera of the Windsor Police Department.

Doctors at Medical Center of the Rockies said the baby had injuries that are consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

They had the 7-month-old airlifted to Children's Hospital in Aurora.

Rick Hood says he went to the hospital to pray with the family,

"When I saw him, he was basically in a coma state," said Rick Hood a neighbor and friend of the Haggard family.

It was at Children's Hospital Leyton took his last breaths before passing away on Thursday morning.

Police say they are investigating and found Loucks was also operating an unlicensed daycare out of her home.

"Four other children in the daycare, all of them toddlers. They were 7-months-old to 3-and-a-half years old," said Higuera.

Two of them were Louck's own children.

But the Department of Human Services says that there cannot be more than one family at an unlicensed daycare.

Police say they've shut it down.

We tried talking with Loucks at her home, but no one answered the door.

In the meantime, neighbors continue to morn the loss of such a young life.

"Any child or baby life taken before they can actually fulfill their destiny and begin to put their mark here on the earth. It's just tragic," said Hood.

Windsor Police have not charged anyone in this case.

An autopsy was performed on the infant Friday. Police hope to get the results next week.

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